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    1783-Joseph-Stephens-London-Silver-Repousse-Pair-Case-Verge-Pocket-Watch-01-rmp 1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch

    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch
    SILVER REPOUSSE PAIR CASE VERGE FUSEE POCKET WATCH. Joseph snr was himself apprentice to Thomas Hughes. Joseph jnr’s business was registered at 32 Aldgate, High St, London. A early English pocket watch. In good working order. A fine 18th century English Repousse Silver pair cased verge fusee pocket watch by Joseph Stephens, London. The movement is watch maker signed and serial numbered 2408. The outer Silver Repousse case has a scene depicting four figures with an angel above them, the inner plain polished silver case (housing the movement) is hallmarked London 1783 and case maker stamped IW most likely to be John Wright, Red Lion St, Clerkenwell, London. The movement has round pillars, a finely pierced and engraved balance cock with a large Diamond endstone with engraved foot incorporating a Tompion style disc regulator. It has a chain driven fusee and a verge escapement. The white enamel dial has Black Roman hour numerals, black Arabic minute numerals and beetle & poker hands and it has mineral bullseye glass crystal. The outer case measures 47.5mm (approx 1.9) in diameter, the combined weight including movement is 105 grammes. Condition: Both cases fit well together and are considered to be an original pair. The movement is complete and in strong running order keeping to exceptionally good time for a verge movement of this age. Both case covers open and close correctly with good strong hinges. The dial has no hairlines or chips and the blued beetle and poker hands and bullseye crystal are in good order. Over all good condition commensurate with age. More suitable for a collector of fine pocket watches than an every day watch wearer. Used presentation box and star shaped antique key provided. The item “1783 JOSEPH STEPHENS, LONDON. SILVER REPOUSSE PAIR CASE VERGE POCKET WATCH” is in sale since Monday, October 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches”. The seller is “jal247″ and is located in England. This item can be shipped worldwide.
    • Modified Item: No
    • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
    • Escapement Type: Verge
    • Movement: Mechanical (Key-winding)
    • Year of Manufacture: 1783
    • MPN: Does Not Apply
    • Closure: Open Face/ Pair Case
    • Display: Analog
    • Brand: Jos Stephens

    1783 Joseph Stephens, London. Silver Repousse Pair Case Verge Pocket Watch

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